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Just outside Concord lies the Lowe's Motor Speedway, the \"Mecca of Motorsports.\" Each year the track hosts major NASCAR Winston Cup races, which fill the 107,000-seat speedway. Hensley discusses the races and the numerous other events that take place at the speedway during the year.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 8, Aug 2002, p52, il
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5424
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Legislation passed by the North Carolina General Assembly places the state in the forefront in the fight against air pollution. The law, popularly called the \"Clean Smokestacks Bill,\" requires power plants to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions from 245,000 tons in 1998 to 56,000 tons by 2009. Reductions in sulfur dioxide are also required. Power suppliers, including Duke Energy and Progress Energy, support the legislation.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 8, Aug 2002, p20
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5423
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This special NORTH CAROLINA magazine community profile supplement discusses Orange County, an area with a rich heritage dating back two and a half centuries. Today it is a county of world-class healthcare research and practice, high-tech start-ups, strong educational institutions from primary schools to UNC-CH, and thriving literary and artistic communities.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 8, Aug 2002, p21-23, 25-27, 29-30, il
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5425
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Literature and the creative spirit are alive and well in Orange County. In Chapel Hill around a thousand people use the library daily. Carrboro is home to the North Carolina Writers' Network, whose membership of 1,800 covers 23 states and a dozen foreign countries. The county is also home to a number of well-known writers, including authors, poets, essayists, journalists, and screenwriters.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 8, Aug 2002, p28, il
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5422
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Not everyone finds the job of his or her dreams, but Connie Majure-Rhett did. She is president and CEO of the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Wilmington is a city she \"absolutely adores.\" Majure-Rhett is featured in NORTH CAROLINA magazine's \"executive profile.\"
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 60 Issue 8, Aug 2002, p43-46, por